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4 days ago

Black Sabbath Announce Plans for Final Show and Studio Album (3/24/2015)
Back in September, Black Sabbath frontman Ozzy Osbourne announced that the legendary metal band, which enjoyed an extra-successful 2013 and 2014, would be releasing their final album this year. It turns out they'll also be playing their final sh...
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9 weeks ago

Black Sabbath's Geezer Butler and Tony Iommi on Fighting with Skinheads, "War Pigs" Inspiration and More (1/29/2015)
This is an excerpt from the all-new March 2015 issue of Guitar World, which features an interview with Black Sabbath's Tony Iommi and Geezer Butler. For the rest of this interview, plus our guide to the 30 greatest classic Black Sabbath songs, p...
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9 weeks ago

Black Sabbath Bassist Geezer Butler Arrested for Assault and Vandalism in California (1/29/2015)
Black Sabbath's Geezer Butler was arrested Tuesday night after getting into a bar brawl in California's Death Valley National Park, according to a police statement. Officers from the Inyo County Sheriff's Office arrested the 65-year-old bassist...
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Sep 29 2014

Black Sabbath to Record New Album and Embark on Final Tour in 2015 (9/29/2014)
Black Sabbath apparently have at least one more studio album — and one more tour — left in the tank. The trio (no word on if they will become a quartet again) will start working on a new studio album in 2015; that album will be followed by a fin...
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Aug 14 2014

Eight-Piece Austin Band Brownout Cover Black Sabbath's "Fairies Wear Boots" — Listen (8/14/2014)
Back in May, we posted a cover of Black Sabbath's "The Wizard" by an eight-piece Austin band (horn section and all) called Brownout. Today we bring you a new Black Sabbath cover by the Brownout boys. None other than "Fairies Wear Boots"! While b...
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May 21 2014

Ozzy on “Final” Black Sabbath Show: “If It’s Good-Bye, We’re Ending On a High Note” (5/21/2014)
In a recent interview with Metal Hammer, Black Sabbath guitarist Tony Iommi suggested that the band's July 4 show at Hyde Park, London, might its last. The gig is the final stop on Sabbath’s world tour in support of their 2013 album, 13. "It co...
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May 15 2014

Tony Iommi Says Black Sabbath's Hyde Park Show Might Be Their Last (5/15/2014)
Black Sabbath guitarist Tony Iommi has said the band's Hyde Park gig this July could be their last — ever. The band will headline the British Summer Time Festival in London July 4, topping a bill that also includes hard rock luminaries such as S...
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May 8 2014

Eight-Piece Austin Rockers Brownout Cover Black Sabbath's "The Wizard" — Listen (5/8/2014)
Black Sabbath covers are nothing new — but a new cover of "The Wizard" that was premiered by usatoday.com is unique enough to merit a listen or nine. The band, Brownout, is an eight-piece Austin outfit that respects Sabbath's melodies and big so...
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Apr 25 2014

Golden Gods: Ace Frehley and Zakk Wylde Present Best Guitarist Award to Synyster Gates and Zacky Vengeance; Black Sabbath Win Album of the Year (4/25/2014)
This past Wednesday night, April 23, at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles, Zakk Wylde and Ace Frehley presented the first-ever Dimebag Darrell Best Guitarist Award. The nominees included Jerry Cantrell of Alice in Chains, Tony Iommi of Black Sabb...
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Feb 19 2014

Prime Cuts: Tony Iommi Recalls the Best and Worst of Black Sabbath, the Heaviest Band South of Heaven (2/19/2014)
Here's a Prime Cuts feature from the August 1992 issue of Guitar World. The original headline was "The Master of Reality: Evil guitar genius Tony Iommi, the heart and soul of Black Sabbath, recalls the best and the worst of the heaviest band sou...
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Jan 27 2014

Black Sabbath, Led Zeppelin, Paul McCartney and Dave Grohl Snag Grammys (1/27/2014)
The Grammy Awards were broadcast live on CBS last night — and we actually spotted a guitar or two, which was a nice surprise. Early on, Keith Urban and Gary Clark Jr. took turns soloing. Along the way, Metallica's Kirk Hammett rocked his new Wh...
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Jan 7 2014

New Book: Note-for-Note Transcriptions of Every Song on Black Sabbath's '13' (1/7/2014)
Start learning every song on Black Sabbath's successful 2013 album, 13, right now! The official 13 tab book is available now at the Guitar World Online Store. The book features all 11 songs from the deluxe version of the album. Track list: • ...
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Jan 7 2014

Black Sabbath's Tony Iommi Hoping to Complete Cancer Treatment This Year (1/7/2014)
Black Sabbath guitarist Tony Iommi has announced he expects to finish treatment for cancer at some point this year. In a New Year's message posted on his website, Iommi thanked his fans for their ongoing support and said he hopes to get the "al...
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Dec 18 2013

Listen: Soul Singer Charles Bradley Covers Black Sabbath's "Changes" (12/18/2013)
Sixty-five-year-old soul singer Charles Bradley and the Budos Band are streaming their smoldering cover of Black Sabbath's "Changes," and you can hear it below. Bradley's new version was previously available only on a limited-edition Record Sto...
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Dec 9 2013

Black Sabbath, Dream Theater, Led Zeppelin Earn Grammy Nominations (12/9/2013)
The 2014 Grammy nominations were released Friday night — and let's just say Black Sabbath are very well represented. The band's 2013 semi-reunion album, 13, was nominated for Best Rock Album, along with David Bowie's The Next Day, Kings Of Leon'...
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Nov 26 2013

Video: Geezer Butler, Zakk Wylde, Corey Taylor and Charlie Benante Perform Black Sabbath's "Fairies Wear Boots" (11/26/2013)
Below, check out a pro-shot clip of Geezer Butler, Zakk Wylde, Anthrax's Charlie Benante and Slipknot's Corey Taylor performing Black Sabbath's "Fairies Wear Boots" at this month's Bass Player Live! event in Los Angeles. The event was presented ...
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Nov 14 2013

Black Sabbath Announce 2014 World Tour Dates (11/14/2013)
It looks like 13 is about to spill over into '14. Black Sabbath have announced a new batch of tour dates for 2014, all of which are in support of their successful 2013 album, 13. This new leg will kick off March 31 in Brooklyn before heading off...
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Nov 12 2013

Black Sabbath Announce New Batch of 2014 Tour Dates (11/12/2013)
It looks like 13 is about to spill over into '14. Black Sabbath have announced a new batch of tour dates for 2014, all of which are in support of their successful 2013 album, 13. This new leg will kick off May 29 in Abu Dhabi before heading off ...
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Oct 22 2013

Greatest Rock Singers of All Time Readers Poll, Elite Eight: Ozzy Osbourne (Black Sabbath) Vs. Chris Cornell (Soundgarden) (10/22/2013)
Why should guitarists have all the fun? GuitarWorld.com recently launched a new readers poll in partnership with Samson: the Greatest Rock Singers of All Time Readers Poll. We're certain that, even though our core readership is mainly made up of...
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Oct 18 2013

Greatest Rock Singers of All Time Readers Poll, Elite Eight: Freddie Mercury (Queen) Vs. Ronnie James Dio (Dio, Rainbow, Black Sabbath) (10/18/2013)
Why should guitarists have all the fun? GuitarWorld.com recently launched a new readers poll in partnership with Samson: the Greatest Rock Singers of All Time Readers Poll. We're certain that, even though our core readership is mainly made up of...